Fly Away On My Zephyr (GALLERY)

 What was initially going to be a quiet day photographing the beaches at West Lakes Shore turned into a action packed day of kite surfing. Thanks to Matt at  www.ridekitesurfing.com.au  for allowing me to chip in on the day and take some absolutely stellar pics. Matt is an excellent, local operator and will certainly help you out when you decide to give kite surfing a go after you finish looking at these pics (and you know you will).  Again, his site is  www.ridekitesurfing.com.au    Check it out.

What was initially going to be a quiet day photographing the beaches at West Lakes Shore turned into a action packed day of kite surfing. Thanks to Matt at www.ridekitesurfing.com.au for allowing me to chip in on the day and take some absolutely stellar pics. Matt is an excellent, local operator and will certainly help you out when you decide to give kite surfing a go after you finish looking at these pics (and you know you will).

Again, his site is www.ridekitesurfing.com.au

Check it out.

SA In Spring (GALLERY)

 Practice with the drone has been ramping up substantially in the past few months. The beach has proved to be one of the most inspired places to photograph from that height (no shit, dumbass). Apologies for the absence recently, There is more great content on its way soon, as well as a lot of drone footage waiting to be published.

Practice with the drone has been ramping up substantially in the past few months. The beach has proved to be one of the most inspired places to photograph from that height (no shit, dumbass). Apologies for the absence recently, There is more great content on its way soon, as well as a lot of drone footage waiting to be published.

LEDs and Sombreros

 The Arkaba is one of the best venues going around. High above the sports bar, sits this visually stimulating stages, harkening back to the Floridian druglord clubs of the 80's. Gone are the pastel suits though. In its place is the latino covers of some of your favourite classics, as well as some mediterranean staples. Tropical Sound graced the stage on cold night in August, back lit by one my favourite accessories ever included; a massive light panel. Party on Garth.

The Arkaba is one of the best venues going around. High above the sports bar, sits this visually stimulating stages, harkening back to the Floridian druglord clubs of the 80's. Gone are the pastel suits though. In its place is the latino covers of some of your favourite classics, as well as some mediterranean staples. Tropical Sound graced the stage on cold night in August, back lit by one my favourite accessories ever included; a massive light panel. Party on Garth.

Off in May (GALLERY)

 Last year, I missed this.  A full month of some of the most vivid and colourful displays. Forget spring, autumn is most colourful season and May is the epitome of this.  Stretching from the beaches of Grange to the rolling hills of Lofty, I spent three weeks behind the camera revisiting some Autumn treasures and discovering some new hot spots. Amongst the wind, rain, and storms, these pictures count amongst some of my favourites.

Last year, I missed this.

A full month of some of the most vivid and colourful displays. Forget spring, autumn is most colourful season and May is the epitome of this.

Stretching from the beaches of Grange to the rolling hills of Lofty, I spent three weeks behind the camera revisiting some Autumn treasures and discovering some new hot spots. Amongst the wind, rain, and storms, these pictures count amongst some of my favourites.

Semaphores and Other Flying Things (GALLERY)

 The Adelaide International Kite Festival hit the shores of Semaphore over the Easter weekend.  At the end of a cooler week for Adelaide, winds were expected to pick up for the colours and canvas. This forecast was incorrect, and while the smaller kites torn through the blue, the larger ones struggled to take to the air.  It was still a fantastic day for photos though. Lucid and trippy cloud patterns coloured the sky, and there was plenty of kinetic movement to play with.  The shoot was not entirely awesome. It was a bright day and, as a result, it was harder to coordinate the iris and white balance in such glare. Shoots like this are great examples of how useful a long range zoom lens with a decent aperture would be. Like shooting wildlife, I wished for more organic bokeh for these subjects. The end results for the day were some decent photos to look at, but I could have done better.  What do you guys think? Be sure to leave a down below and share your opinion.

The Adelaide International Kite Festival hit the shores of Semaphore over the Easter weekend.  At the end of a cooler week for Adelaide, winds were expected to pick up for the colours and canvas. This forecast was incorrect, and while the smaller kites torn through the blue, the larger ones struggled to take to the air.

It was still a fantastic day for photos though. Lucid and trippy cloud patterns coloured the sky, and there was plenty of kinetic movement to play with.

The shoot was not entirely awesome. It was a bright day and, as a result, it was harder to coordinate the iris and white balance in such glare. Shoots like this are great examples of how useful a long range zoom lens with a decent aperture would be. Like shooting wildlife, I wished for more organic bokeh for these subjects. The end results for the day were some decent photos to look at, but I could have done better.

What do you guys think? Be sure to leave a down below and share your opinion.

The Online Store is Now OPEN!!

I'm always being asked if I sell my photos online. The idea of selling, sales and business in general frighten the bejesus out of me; starting a business is daunting, setting up a retail hub terrifies me. But people continue to ask me how they can get their hands on a print for their wall. 

As such, I have decided start to delve into the retail area. This first print I have for sale is a favourite of mine. Taken under the Grange jetty, this 40cm x 50cm canvas print is a great addition to your home/shack. Head to www.smcardlephotography.com/new-products/under-the-grange-jetty for more information or to purchase.

$80.00 (plus $5.00 shipping)

Only shipping within Australia.

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Bright (GALLERY)

 And we're back... finally.  While being away is refreshing for the eyes, I'm ready for new photographic challenges in 2018. Rest assured I wont be lazing about the states beaches in the coming monthes, but on the hunt for new and curious photographic experiences.  In the meantime, I've explored Brighton Beach. It's a beach that gives off an industrial feel with its hulking jetty and imposing sand breaks. It's still a favourite of mine.

And we're back... finally.

While being away is refreshing for the eyes, I'm ready for new photographic challenges in 2018. Rest assured I wont be lazing about the states beaches in the coming monthes, but on the hunt for new and curious photographic experiences.

In the meantime, I've explored Brighton Beach. It's a beach that gives off an industrial feel with its hulking jetty and imposing sand breaks. It's still a favourite of mine.

Their New Port (GALLERY)

 In Pt Lincoln for the second time in 2017. While it was slow to bring out those damn fine landscapes the town is  usually  known for, the Port came good in the end.   It was just in time too. The lashing summer rains stopped an hour before show time for the girl and boy, and the overcast day provided some of the softest light for wedding photos. I can't wait to see what the  actual  professional has come up with.  My escapades are well documented within. Bonus points to those who can guess where my Canon 7D stops, and where the iPhone 6s Plus photos begin.

In Pt Lincoln for the second time in 2017. While it was slow to bring out those damn fine landscapes the town is usually known for, the Port came good in the end. 

It was just in time too. The lashing summer rains stopped an hour before show time for the girl and boy, and the overcast day provided some of the softest light for wedding photos. I can't wait to see what the actual professional has come up with.

My escapades are well documented within. Bonus points to those who can guess where my Canon 7D stops, and where the iPhone 6s Plus photos begin.